Jenna Heichel, CRNP-AC is a nurse practitioner in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Prior to joining CHOP, Jenna was a nurse practitioner and also a bedside nurse at Children’s National Health System (CNHS) in Washington, D.C.
Jenna has been a member of PCICS since 2015. She is a current member of the Advanced Practice Provider Curriculum subcommittee, designed to develop a didactic and simulation review course for cardiac APPs, as well as involved in the APP Special Interest Group (SIG). She is also a member of the Board of Directors for PCICS.
Additionally, Jenna is an active member of the Northeast Pediatric Nursing Cardiology Association. She has been a three-time poster presenter and two-time oral presenter.
Her goals include improving personal professional growth, supporting the development of educational opportunities for fellow APPs, and improving clinical practice and research opportunities to promote quality patient care.